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Ambassador says Padre Pio miraculously cured his son

Fernando SánchezCosta Rica?s ambassador to the Vatican“They called me to say, ?Look, Don Fernando, there is a priest with your son?. I imagined the worst and I ran for the neonatal ward in the intensive care unit and I found the father with a relic of Padre Pio praying over my son?s crib. I joined him and nothing else.”After two hours the child?s heart was beating normally and the next day the doctors stopped all treatment and took him off medication. Since then, Fernando Sanchez and his wife have no doubt that Padre Pio interceded in the healing of their son.Fernando SánchezCosta Rica?s ambassador to the Vatican“Since then we have felt his presence. I have no doubt that he is interceding for us.”Three years after the dramatic event, Fernando Sánchez explains how his son?s relationship with Padre Pio has grown.Fernando SánchezCosta Rica?s ambassador to the Vatican“The most beautiful part is seeing the reaction of my son when he sees a photo of Padre Pio, he calls him his friend.”The ambassador told his story to Benedict XVI and the pope asked to meet the child that same day. BS/AEAMHCBN